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Internal Auditor/Principal Auditor

Employer
City of Lincoln Council
Location
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary
See Job Description
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Sector
Local council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Salary – Scale SO2 £31,236 - £33,081 (pro-rata) - Closing date 17th July

We are looking to recruit a part-time experienced Internal Auditor to join our small team.  The position is permanent part-time at 18.5 hours a week with flexibility on when these hours are worked.  We operate a hybrid approach to working, working remotely at home and within City Hall.  We work in partnership with Assurance Lincolnshire so some of the work may involve working with other local clients either on site or remotely.

The position involves undertaking a range of audits throughout the Council including scoping, designing audit programmes, testing, reporting and discussing the findings of the review with auditees including senior management.  Therefore, an awareness of the internal audit methodologies and standards is necessary as is the ability to communicate effectively and use Information Technology software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

The post holder will also provide support in work related to counter fraud, fraud investigation and whistleblowing. 

The ideal candidate will have some experience in working in Internal Audit in a local government environment although candidates with audit or similar experience within a different field are also encouraged to apply.  

We also offer:-

  • Flexible working options / Flexi time scheme
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Employee benefits online discount scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing support
  • Tax free bike scheme

Principal Auditor

Salary – Scale PO1B £35,664 - £38,919 – Closing date 17th July

We are looking to recruit an experienced Principal Auditor to join our small team.  The position is permanent 37 hours a week with flexibility on how these hours are worked throughout the week.  We operate a hybrid approach to working, working remotely at home and within City Hall.  We work in partnership with Assurance Lincolnshire so some of the work may involve working with other local clients either on site or remotely.

The position involves managing the day to day work of the Internal Auditor and others including support, performance management, review and quality control.  It also involves deputising for the Audit Manager when required and supporting the Audit Manager to prepare the audit plan, resource plan and performance reports for the Audit Committee. 

You will also be required to undertake a range of audits throughout the Council including scoping, designing audit programmes, testing, reporting and discussing the findings of the review with auditees including senior management.  Some of these audits may be complex or technical such as ICT audits and corporate project audits.  Therefore, a good awareness of the internal audit methodologies and standards is necessary as is the ability to communicate effectively and use Information Technology software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

The post holder will also undertake work related to Value for Money, National Fraud Initiative, counter fraud, fraud investigation and whistleblowing. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in working in Internal Audit in a local government environment although candidates with audit or similar experience within a different field are also encouraged to apply. 

We also offer:-

  • Flexible working options / Flexi time scheme
  • Minimum of 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Employee benefits online discount scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing support
  • Tax free bike scheme

If you would like an informal discussion about either of these roles, please contact Amanda Stanislawski on 01522 873321.

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With a population that now stands at 90,000 people, Lincoln is growing. Nearly half of our residents are under the age of 30, making us one of the youngest cities in Britain. The City of Lincoln Council is a district Council split into four directorates, each with its own distinct service provision. They come together to work towards our five key priorities which focus on putting the customer at the heart of everything we do. This means we aim to make a real difference to those who live, work and visit our city. The City of Lincoln Council looks to:

  • Reduce poverty and disadvantage
  • Seek to increase the supply of affordable housing
  • Improve the council’s housing landlord function
  • Reduce the city’s carbon footprint
  • Develop a fit for purpose council
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